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Higgins of the railroad museum

Ethelyn M. Parkinson

Higgins of the railroad museum

by Ethelyn M. Parkinson

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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dogs -- Fiction,
  • Railroads -- Trains -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A fifteen-year-old and his dog, Higgins, spend the summer working at a railroad museum where they find plenty of action.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Ethelyn M. Parkinson. Illus. by Bill McPheeters.
    ContributionsMcPheeters, Bill, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P2393 Hi
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5217236M
    ISBN 10068716981X
    LC Control Number75095196
    OCLC/WorldCa97957

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    Life is full of special moments. Celebrate them at the National Railroad Museum®. Whether it’s a first birthday or a 50 th birthday, your first wedding anniversary or your 50 th wedding anniversary, there are options to accommodate all sizes of parties. Providing you with a unique experience, an event at the National Railroad Museum will leave you and your guests with a celebration to. Massachusetts railroads date all of the way back to when the Granite Railway was chartered on March 4th of that year. While not the first common-carrier railroad in the United States (which belongs to the B&O) the Granite Railway is distinguished as the first commercial railroad to develop into such without ever being closed or going bankrupt.


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